When Robert Burton was born in 1797, in Hucknall Torkard, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Burton, was 38 and his mother, Jane Andrew, was 44. He married Dinah Barker on 2 March 1818, in Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hucknall, Hucknall Torkard, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in 1879, at the age of 82.
English: habitational name from a placename that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.
French (northeastern): regional variant of Berton .